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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    My older birds, the brahmas, adore the figs that come off of the tree just outside their coop. However, being big fat, non-flying chickens, the brahmas have always waited patiently on the ground for me to pick them some figs or make do with the ones they can find on the ground.

    My younger birds - speckled sussex, salmon faverolles, turkens, EEs, polish and silkies are not nearly as big as the brahmas and with the exception of the silkies, fly quite well.

    Yesterday the younger birds discovered the fig tree. Today the tree is full of chickens, branches weighed down with chickens.

    So much for making fig preserves this year. [​IMG]
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Bird netting? What a bummer though, I hope you get some! Can you pick before you let the buzzards out?
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I could, if I could get my behind out of bed early enough. [​IMG]
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I'll be happy to call you when I get up......
    [​IMG]
     
  5. FlockMama

    FlockMama ChickyBawkyChickChick

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    funny! Must be a sight to see... [​IMG]
    I catch mine jumping for my raspberries and huckleberries. [​IMG]
     
  6. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Love the picture in my mind - real photos would even be better [​IMG]
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:You do and so help me...... [​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Well, so much for selling figs. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:You do and so help me...... [​IMG]

    There's a hang up button on my phone. [​IMG]
     
  10. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You do and so help me...... [​IMG]

    There's a hang up button on my phone. [​IMG]

    I have an Escape key on my keyboard...works like a charm [​IMG]
     

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